What's Your Favorite Over-the-Top Acting Performance in a Science Fiction or Fantasy Film?

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More than one science fiction or fantasy movie has been distinguished by a particular performer who decides there’s no room for subtlety and just GOES FOR IT, spawning critical disdain and cult appreciation galore. Which thespian committed the most memorable scenery-chomping ever committed to film?

Please leave your answers (inevitably, yes, there are many Nicolas Cage acting seminars to choose from) in the comments below, with an image or clip to illustrate your choice.


Jon Voight and co-star share an intimate moment in Anaconda. Photo via the Mary Sue.